Introduction to fission & fusion, reactor construction, controlled chain reaction, operational control of reactors, Brief study of various types of reactors (Boiling water, pressurized water, heavy water, breeder) , Location and layout of nuclear power plant
Selection of site for hydro-electric power plant.
Hydrology: Hydrological cycle, precipitation, run-off and its measurement, hydrograph, flow duration and mass curves, Estimation of amount stored by a dam across the river, Storage and Pondage.
Selection of site for thermal power plant.
Overall Block Diagram indicating the air circuit, coal and ash circuit, water and steam circuit, various types of steam turbines, ash and coal handling system, High Pressure and High capacity water tube boilers, Economizer, Superheaters, De-Superheater, Re-heater, Air Pre-heater